The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  

We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

News & Events

Family Game Night: Second Thursday at 6:00 to 8:00
Bring your family or group of friends, and enjoy a variety of games at the library.  We have Chess, Apples to Apples, Cribbage, Monopoly, and many more, If you have a favorite board game, please bring and share with us.

  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     


Record Souper Supper & Cake Auction!

Thank you to all you attended and contributed to our successful fundraising event.  We had an amazing turnout and was the best Souper Supper in the 16 years we have been putting on the event. We raised $3000 all thanks to those who gave of their time, talents and money. A special thanks to Rosey Gerry for once again helping with the cake auction.

April Book Discussion on: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.  Date and Time to be determined based on participants' schedules. 


Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get Involved

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, and all donations are tax deductible.

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Featured Local Artist: Deb Vendetti

We’re fortunate  to have Deb Vendetti  artwork of graphite and eraser drawings.

Library Services

Saturday Story Hour: 10:30 a.m.
Weekly Story time takes place during the school year. Stories and crafts are provided to preschoolers and their caregivers by volunteers. During school vacations and in the event that Union 69 schools are canceled or delayed, this program will be canceled.

2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656